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6 Tips for Those Who Have Lost a Spouse

The loss of a spouse can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life. Living through my own loss, I have learned from others and appreciate all those who dedicate themselves to helping individuals in their state of bereavement.

In our work with widows and widowers, we typically encourage them to build a "circle of support." Experienced, caring professionals can have helpful advice before and after a death.

The following is professional advice from two experts I count on with helpful tips for someone who might have recently lost their significant other.

1. Follow the money trail.

The loss of your spouse-- John Muldoon, CPA, MST

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